Principles of economics / Karl E. Case, Ray C. Fair, Sharon M. Oster.Material type: TextPublication details: Boston : Prentice Hall, c2014Edition: 11th edDescription: xxxii, 813 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9780132552912; 0132552914Subject(s): Economics
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The scope and method of economics -- The economic problem : scarcity and choice -- Demand, supply, and market equilibrium -- Demand and supply applications -- Elasticity -- Household behavior and consumer choice -- The production process : the behavior of profit-maximizing firms -- Short-run costs and output decisions -- Long-run costs and output decisions -- Input demand: the labor and land markets -- Input demand : the capital market and the investment decision -- General equilibrium and the efficiency of perfect competition -- Monopoly and antitrust policy -- Oligopoly -- Monopolistic competition -- Externalities, public goods, and social choice -- Uncertainty and asymmetric information -- Income distribution and poverty -- Public finance: the economics of taxation -- Introduction to macroeconomics -- Measuring national output and national income -- Unemployment, inflation, and long-run growth -- Aggregate expenditure and equilibrium output -- The government and fiscal policy -- The money supply and the federal reserve system -- Money demand and the equilibrium interest rate -- Aggregate demand in the goods and money markets -- Aggregate supply and the equilibrium price level -- The labor market in the macroeconomy -- Financial crises, stabilization, and deficits -- Household and firm behavior in the macroeconomy : a further look* -- Long-run growth -- Alternative views in macroeconomics -- International trade, comparative advantage, and protectionism -- Open-economy macroeconomics : the balance of payments and exchange rates -- Economic growth in developing and transitional economies.